Namesake Project: Italian Beach on the Seine

Scientist believe that if each human could plant six trees, global warming would be a thing of the past. Many human settlements have a rich cultural heritage which connect to nature through their namesakes. The Namesake Project proposes re-planting the trees and forests that lend their names to many parts of the peopled world. ThisContinue reading “Namesake Project: Italian Beach on the Seine”

The Camden Colorfield Project

The Camden Colorfield Project envisions the city of Camden as a giant colorfield painting, created by the blooms of indigenous flowers in the hues of the rainbow. A community art action, the Colorfield Project is making “Earth Balls,” balls of earth that that contain the seeds of indigenous wildflowers. Targeted for city wide planting, these marble-sized balls areContinue reading “The Camden Colorfield Project”

Manhattan Tundra Project

Conversation between artist Elizabeth Demaray and Igor Bronz, Engineer / Project Manager, Gaia Technologies LLP, Gaiatechnologiesllp.com on the Manhattan Tundra Project, 1/14/2020 IB: We need to green 50% of all buildings in NYC inorder to counteract the urban heat island effect/ ED: okay, so I’m going to describe the Manhattan Tundra Project to you andContinue reading “Manhattan Tundra Project”

On view: Home Is Where the Plastic Eating Stomach Is

Home Is Where The Plastic Eating Stomach Is, a living sculpture and community art action, considers the roll of plastic in our daily lives and proposes that we view this material as a resource. The heart of this installation is a plastomach (plastic+stomach), which actually consumes plastic by virtue of living fungi. Utilizing resent researchContinue reading “On view: Home Is Where the Plastic Eating Stomach Is”

The Shelter Project: nesting in the built environment

The Shelter Project, seeks to create alternative forms of housing for our companion species out of discarded, man-made, detritus . Shown above is an indoor installation of the project at the Manhattan Tundra exhibition on the 65th floor of the World Trade 4 Building. Each hard-walled suit, luggage and makeup case in the exhibition has been ventilatedContinue reading “The Shelter Project: nesting in the built environment”

Portfolio of Recent Work

  To aid in various applications this January 2016, I’ve compiled a portfolio of recent work. Feel free to browse. More in-depth descriptions a projects can be found in individual posts on this page. The pfd with images is here: Demaray_Portfoleo Text descriptions are here: The Hand Up Project, attempting to meet the new needs ofContinue reading “Portfolio of Recent Work”

Recipes from the Endangered Species Recipe Book, animals that have gone extinct or are going extinct and the recipes that we have used to eat them (part 1)

The Endangered Species Recipe Book, animals that have gone extinct or are going extinct and the recipes that we have used to eat them, June 19th-Aug. 18th, 2015 Zagreus Projekt, Berlin, curator Ulrich Krauss For the past decade Ulrich Krauss has curated projects that aim to bring fine and culinary art together. He will be installing and interpreting The Endangered SpeciesContinue reading “Recipes from the Endangered Species Recipe Book, animals that have gone extinct or are going extinct and the recipes that we have used to eat them (part 1)”

The Endangered Species Recipe Book, animals that have gone extinct or are going extinct and the recipes that we have used to eat them, 2014

The naturalist E.O. Wilson, believes that by the end of this century—in our lifetimes, we will lose half of all plants, animals and birds on our planet, if our current rate of ecological destruction continues. The Endangered Species Recipe Book, considers ways to view our ecological moment in the context of our historic interactions withContinue reading “The Endangered Species Recipe Book, animals that have gone extinct or are going extinct and the recipes that we have used to eat them, 2014”

IndaPlant Community Goes Live Each Day From 10:00am to Noon Via Webcam

I am thrilled to report that our current community of three IndaPlants (IP’s) from the IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving went live via a webcam during an exhibition at the Association of Environmental Science Studies in New York this June. Visitors to the gallery at AESS were able to watch the floraborgs (part-plant/part-robot entities that useContinue reading “IndaPlant Community Goes Live Each Day From 10:00am to Noon Via Webcam”

Endangered Species Recipe Book: Dodo Bird in Wine, pg.13, oil on paper

The Endangered Species Recipe Book (text description): Six major extinction events are chronicled in Earth’s geologic history. These events have occurred over the past 450 million years and typically span periods of tens of thousands of years. We are currently living through the Sixth Great Extinction. Never before has a major extinction event been causedContinue reading “Endangered Species Recipe Book: Dodo Bird in Wine, pg.13, oil on paper”